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Board of Directors

The board of directors (BoD) is the governing body for the society and is elected by the membership. The BoD meets two times a year to debate and discuss the activities of the society.

2022 Div. 49 Officers

President
Amy Nitza, PhD 
Associate Professor 
College of Education and Public Policy 
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne 
Fort Wayne, IN 46805 
Phone: (260) 481-6453

President-elect
Noelle Lefforge, PhD, ABPP
Director of the Professional Psychology Clinic
Ammi Hyde Building
2450 South Vine Street
Denver, CO 80210

Past President
Joshua Gross, PhD, CGP, ABPP, FAGPA 
Florida State University Counseling Center 
942 Learning Way #250 
Tallahassee, FL 32304 

Secretary
Martin Kivlighan, III, PhD
Assistant Professor, Counseling Psychology Program
The University of Iowa
N334 Lindquist Center
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1529

Treasurer
Debra O’Connell, PhD (2021-23)
Clinical Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Fellow
University of Nebraska Medical Center
4242 Farnam St.
Omaha, NE 68131

Domain Representatives

Education: Aziza Belcher Platt, PhD
Psychologist
Crossover Health Medical Group
101 W. Avenida Vista Hermosa #120
San Clemente, CA 92672

Early Career Psychologists (ECP): Misha Bogomaz (2020-22)
UNF Counseling Center Training Director
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Phone: (904) 620-2602

Group Psychology: David Marcus, PhD (2021-23) 
Professor and Chair of Psychology
Department of Psychology
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164

Diversity: Eric Chen (2021-23)
Associate Professor
Counseling Psychology
Fordham University
113 West 60th Street

Practice: Nathaniel Wade, PhD (2021-23) 
901 Stange Road
Department of Psychology
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa 50011

Student Representative

Mary Baggio (2021-22) 
Graduate Student
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

APA Council Representative

Michele D. Ribeiro, EdD, ABPP (2020-22)
Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Oregon State University
500 Snell Hall Corvallis, OR 97331-1644

Last updated: November 2021Date created: April 2011
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